Japanese Technology Could be Behind North Korea Rocket Launch

13 April 2009 (Last Updated April 13th, 2009 18:30)

The controversial rocket launched by North Korea last week could have been launched using Japanese technology, according to Japanese and US defence analysts. The Japanese have been some of the largest opponents of the rocket launch – they say they believe the rocket could one day be use

The controversial rocket launched by North Korea last week could have been launched using Japanese technology, according to Japanese and US defence analysts.

The Japanese have been some of the largest opponents of the rocket launch – they say they believe the rocket could one day be used to deliver a nuclear warhead.

Japan has called for strict sanctions on North Korea as a result of the launch.